Manufacturing Maintenance Technician

Fayetteville, Tennessee
Position summary: 

The maintenance technician is responsible for safely performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment to support the achievement of Copperweld’s business goals and objectives.

Job responsibilites: 
  • Proven preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and repair on AC/DC motors, pumps, sumps, gearboxes, hydraulic units, analog/digital drives, lift trucks, machinery and industrial equipment
  • Demonstrated ability to safely disassemble equipment, recommend replacement parts and reassemble equipment; makes sound judgments on when to replace parts
  • Proven experience in hydraulics and pneumatics; understanding fluid power
  • Welding and ability to fabricate machine parts from drawings for equipment repairs preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to use measuring equipment (calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, etc.) and electrical equipment (amp meter, ohmmeter, megger, voltmeter and other basic electrical tools)
  • Reads and interprets wiring diagrams, schematics, ladder logic and electrical specifications
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of electrical standards and codes with skills installing single and three phase wiring
  • Understand AC, DC and variable frequency drives and how each functions; troubleshoots to determine root cause of malfunction
  • Sound Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) knowledge; ability to troubleshoot, create and modify programs preferred
  • Capable of performing replacement drive installations
  • Ability to understand and complete Auto CAD drawings a plus
Position requirements: 
  • Adherence to the Copperweld Core Values
  • Two (2) year technical degree in Maintenance Mechanics or Industrial Maintenance Technology
  • Three (3) or more years of experience as an Industrial Electrician and/or Maintenance Mechanic preferred
  • Continued growth of technical knowledge, skills and proficiency required
  • Flexibility to work on any shift
  • Team player and self-starter; strong interpersonal skills and ability to build working relationships with cross-functional teams
  • Basic computer skills

Safety requirements:

  • Must wear safety shoes with steel toe and metatarsal guard, safety glasses with side shields and ear protection
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to meet physical job demands including light to medium lifting, pushing and pulling weight requirements, bending, crouching, kneeling, stooping, twisting, reaching, etc.
  • Must understand, work and at all times be aware of potential mechanical and electrical hazards and safeguard against such hazards
  • Must understand and comply with Hazard Communication and Hazardous Waste management guidelines